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New special unit at Belfast City Hospital will treat women suffering from the consequences of vaginal mesh implants
Mood Walk promotes youth mental health via the AWARE charity and the Mayor is calling on local schools to get behind this crucial initiative
Renewed warning to lung/heart sufferers of moderate to high levels of air pollution today and Thursday
Killian Loughrey, Rob Simmonds and Paula Loughrey donated £2,320.70 to the Lavender Suite in memory of baby Sam, who would have been 1 today
MBE goes to Sister Flo Harper, at the Cardiac Assessment Unit, Omagh Hospital, for services to Cardiology in County Tyrone
Michelle and Brian McLaughlin presented a donation of £8525.21 raised from a charity walk and boxing event to nursing staff at Neonatal Unit
Sinn Féin spokesperson for Carers Colm Gildernew says 3 in 10 home visits are less than 15 minutes
An official briefing paper from the Dept of Finance suggests reintroducing prescription charges in NI (currently £8.50 in England)
Dept of Health to invest £3.9m in General Practice, including a 1% increase in GP's wages
As inflation hits 3.1%, Department of Health approves a paltry 1% pay rise for health and social care workers in NI
Some of 250 acute care centres monitored say they will close due to lack of nursing staff, says Regulation and Quality Improvement Authority

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Man (est. age 19) with face covered entered supermarket at Bond St last night at 9pm armed with bat, forced staff to open till
Western Trust, Belfast Trust and Southern Trust issue apology to families for five child deaths caused by hyponatremia (low sodium levels)
Peace IV funds go to Steelstown Brian Og's GAC, Galliagh Rainbow Child and Family Centre and Greater Shantallow Community Art
'Design Your Own Xmas Jumper' winners L-R Teagan McCallion, Patrick Mooney, Betty Doherty of Tower Museum and Jodie Kennedy
Former Fair City & Britain's Got Talent star Ryan O'Shaughnessy will perform his song 'Together' at Eurovision semi-final in Lisbon on May 8